lose touch

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lose one's touch (with someone or something)

Fig. to lose one's ability to handle someone or something. I seem to have lost my touch with my children. They won't listen to me anymore. We've both lost our touch as far as managing people goes.
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lose touch

Fail to keep in contact or communication, as in The two sisters lost touch years ago, or Please don't lose touch with me after you move away. [Late 1800s] For an antonym, see in touch.
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lose ˈtouch/ˈcontact (with somebody/something)

not write/speak to somebody or not hear/read about somebody/something as you did in the past: She lost touch with most of her old friends when she moved to London.
See also: contact, lose, touch
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MORE than 40 per cent of fathers lose touch with their children after a divorce.
When we lose touch of that understanding, then we can very easily flail about,'' she said.
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THE average Briton has just nine close friends - and is likely to lose touch with some as he or she grows older.
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I would lose touch with the stuff I did want - and who has time to check extra e-mail accounts from work?
As successful Web sites grow, they can quickly lose touch with the inner workings of their Web operations," said Paul Santinelli, Founder and President of NOCpulse.